Boston College strongly encourages conference participants to receive the COVID-19 vaccination before attending the IAJES Summit. Attendees who are not fully vaccinated will be required to wear masks on campus, within all campus buildings and outside on campus grounds.
On-campus accommodations will be in Boston College campus housing: single occupancy with air conditioning. Bookings for on-campus accommodations can be made during the registration process. (Images are representative.)
On-campus accommodations: $25 one time fee + $41/night; available for nights of July 11 thru July 16.
For accommodation off campus, the following nearby hotels are good options.
Accessing Wifi on Campus
Network name: BCGLOBAL
Boston College is located in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Newton, Massachusetts. Our campus is approximately six miles west of downtown Boston. Therefore, it is important that you put the correct town and/or zip code when you are entering our address into GPS navigation or Google Maps.
The IAJES Summit will be held on Boston College's Chestnut Hill campus. If you plan to drive to campus, please use Google Maps to proceed to 2004 Campanella Way, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. This will take you to the front of Boston College's Commonwealth Avenue Garage, which will be on your right. Visitors may park on Floors 3 through 6. Once parked, please take the elevator or stairs to the 7th floor rooftop and then walk to the back of the garage, taking a left. Map the walk to 245 Beacon Street.
From points north and south
Take Interstate 95 (Route 128) to Exit 24. Proceed east on Route 30, also known as Commonwealth Avenue, and follow for about five miles to Boston College.
From points west
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90) to Exit 127. At the first set of lights after the exit ramp, take a right onto Centre Street. Follow Centre Street to the fourth set of lights, and turn left onto Commonwealth Avenue. Follow Commonwealth Avenue 1.5 miles to Boston College.
From downtown Boston
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90) to Exit 127. Take a left over the bridge after passing the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Take the first right onto Centre Street. Follow Centre Street to the fourth set of lights, and turn left onto Commonwealth Avenue. Follow Commonwealth Avenue 1.5 miles to Boston College.
Parking on Campus and Directions to 245 Beacon Street Building
Once on campus, visitors should park in the Commonwealth Avenue Garage (floors 3 through 6). Once parked, take the elevator to the 7th floor of the parking garage. Take a left off the top of floor of the garage onto Middle Campus. BC's new Integrated Science building (245 Beacon Street) is approximately a five-minute walk from the top floor of the parking garage. Map the walk from the garage to the 245 Beacon St. Building.
Getting to Campus Using Public Transportation
The Massachusetts Bay Transit System (MBTA), called the T, is a trolley system that travels above and below ground. The different lines of the T are color-coded. Boston College is located at the end of the "B" line branch of the T's Green Line. One-way fares are $2.75 and travel time from downtown Boston outbound to Boston College is approximately 45 minutes. Once you exit the T at Boston College, cross to the other side of the street (Commonwealth Avenue) and walk up the hill to the right to the Main Gate. Enter campus at Main Gate and walk down Linden Lane. Gasson Hall (the building with the tower) is located directly at the end of Linden Lane. Walk to the left of Gasson Hall and the 245 Beacon Street building will be down the path. Map it
From Logan Airport
Take the SL1 (silver line bus) to South Station. Take the Red Line of the T towards Alewife to Park Street. Take the "B" Boston College Line of the Green Line outbound to Boston College. Boston College will be the last stop on this line. Estimated travel time: 1 hour and 15 minutes.
*Travel time will vary depending on time of day. A taxi/rideshare is generally the fastest way to get to campus.*
From South Station
Take the Red Line of the T towards Alewife inbound to Park Street. Take the "B" Boston College Line of the Green Line outbound to Boston College. Boston College will be the last stop on this line. Estimated travel time: 1 hour and 12 minutes.